Suffern in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This Cannon “Independence”
1776 – 1908
used at the Battle of Long Island,
Aug. 27th, 1776,
was purchased by the Union Hill
Association in 1851 and presented
by the only surviving member,
Chas. E. Suffern, to the Village of
Suffern on April 23rd, 1908.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1842.
Location. 41° 6.889′ N, 74° 8.972′ W. Marker is in Suffern, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Washington Avenue, in the median on Lafayette Avenue. Marker is in the triangular Soldier’s Monument park at the intersection of Lafayette & Washington Avenues. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Suffern NY 10901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rochambeau’s Encampment (a few steps from this marker); Soldier’s Monument (a few steps from this marker); Horse Watering Trough (within shouting distance of this marker); Suffern’s Tavern (within shouting Suffern Grammar School (approx. ¼ mile away); Suffern's Depot, 1841-1941 (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Brake Shoe Foundry (approx. 0.8 miles away in New Jersey); Indian Rock (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffern.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.